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Science Surgery: ‘How is skin cancer related to sun exposure?’

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Science Surgery

For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here’s how scientists uncovered the link.

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Getting enough vitamin D? You need far less sun than you might think

How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.

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Meet our scientists investigating cancers’ weak spots, showing research ROCKs, and much more

We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.

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Finding PEACE and remembering my brother Mark – Dave’s story

Dave lost his twin brother to skin cancer at just 28. Here, Dave tells us Mark’s inspiring story through his cancer.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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10 new sun safety myths debunked

For Sun Awareness Week we’re tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.

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Watching how ‘young’ cells move gives clues on skin cancer spread

A new early stage study sheds some light on how a molecule helps ‘young’ skin cells move, which could tell us more about skin cancer.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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Science Snaps: how knowing the shape of cancer cells could improve treatments

This entry is part 16 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

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From one-eyed lambs to ‘targeted’ skin cancer drugs

Our scientists have revealed how a targeted skin cancer drug works, which could help tackle drug resistance.

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